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    DOGBITE FILM CREW in association with o-region are pleased to announce the return of everyone’s favorite short film event ROUGHCUT.


    Next Event: 8pm, Thursday 15th May 2014

    What is ROUGHCUT?

    ROUGHCUT is the only regular film event in Cornwall dedicated to showing work by new and emerging directors. It’s a great chance for filmmakers to get their work seen and to network with industry professionals. It is also a great excuse to make that film you’ve always wanted to make!

    We accept all kinds of films in the following genres:

      • Drama
      • Documentary
      • Comedy
      • Animations
      • Music
      • Experimental
      • Trailers
      • Student Projects
      • Works-in-progress  (please specify if your submission is not a finished work)

    How do I get my film into roughcut?

    It couldn’t be easier to get a film into ROUGHCUT.

      • Simply upload your film to VIMEO and fill out our submissions form HERE. (ideally films will be no longer than 15 mins)
      • Please save the form as [ddmmyy_FILMNAME_submission_form].pdf and email it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
      • If successful, filmmakers will be notified of the date of their screening.

    Any issues This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

    What do the filmmakers get?

    Each film selected will receive 1 free ticket to the DOGHOUSE screening event.

    At each ROUGHCUT screening an audience vote will be conducted and one film will be crowned “Film of the night”.

    The winning film will be entered into our annual 'Best of ROUGHCUT' screening where you will have the chance to claim the ROUGHCUT champion of champions Film Award!

    At ROUGHCUT events audiences are invited to give feedback on all films screened. If your film is screened and you wish to recieve any feedback submitted, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  within 7 working days of your films screening date, using 'Film Name - Feedback Request' as your subject.

    Note: Unfortunately we will not be able to fulfill 'requests for feedback' recieved after 7 working days.

    Book tickets

    Tickets for ROUGHCUT are like gold dust  so book early to avoid disappointment. You can buy tickets via Cornish Riviera Box Office or buy them on the door.

    Tickets cost £4


    The Doghouse Studio

    5-8 Tidemill House


    TR11 3XP



    Past Events


    Saturday 27th October

    Unfortunately we have some heartbreaking news about David Clarke, a wonderful man who sadly passed away on Monday 9th July 2012.

    In 2013 Dave would have celebrated 40 years in professional film and photography, a career that has taken him from assisting the legendary Duffy in the early 70's, through 25 years and 400 productions with BBC Television, to a successful period as a lecturer and lighting consultant.


    Dave was taught film lighting by Powell and Pressburger’s favourite monochrome cinematographer Erwin Hillier BSC, and stills technique by Walter Nurnberg OBE. He had both an encyclopedic knowledge and unequalled authenticity to both classic and contemporary lighting styles.

    In recent years he has helped get many careers off the ground with his generosity and ability to turn amateurs into professionals.

    Dave was a regular face here at the studio, and it was an honour to have known him. We will miss your multitude of charity shop bargains and endless stories of past shoots and famous encounters.

    Please join us in a fond farewell to DXC!!

    Dave was a wonderful, helpful, caring and passionate man and we would like to, in accordance with his wishes, throw a celebration of his life and work here at the DOGHOUSE studio in Falmouth.

    Please keep Saturday 27th October free in your diaries to come and celebrate the late, great man, friend, colleague, mentor and thoroughly nice chap Mr Dave Clarke.

    If you would like to help in any way, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    We are looking for any material you may have of Dave either in front of or behind the camera.

    There will also be a similar event in London. Date TBC.

    In accordance with his wishes please:

    • No Ties!
    • No Morbid Speech’s

    This is set to be a truly colourful celebration of a man who we all loved dearly.

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    Hansel of Film is a UK wide relay of screenings of short films made by the public as part of the London 2012 Festival and it was fantastic to be chosen as the host for the only stop in the South-West.

    It was great to have Mark Kermode in attendance at the doghouse.



    FILM SCHOOL 2012CornwallCollege1

    This years film “Birdbrain” provided a great opportunity for the students to gain hands on experience and work alongside our creative team in an intensive filmmaking environment. This was the 6th year of Dogbite working on Film School, a superb project run by Cornwall College, Camborne. 1st year students from the Extended Diploma Media Production are set the challenge of producing a short film in two weeks, from scratch. Alongside the film production the students also produce a making of documentary, a press pack and organise a premier attended by over 100 people including industry professionals.

    Looking forward to next years project.


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